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Welcome to Arkansas City ...

Arkansas City is located in Starr County<1>.

The location of Arkansas City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

When the people of Arkansas City refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Arkansas Citian<3>

Arkansas City is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Arkansas City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Arkansas City: (956)

Communities Also Named Arkansas City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Arkansas City - they are located in Arkansas and Kansas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arkansas City.

Communities near Arkansas City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Arkansas City.

  • San Isidro [Starr County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Isidro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Isidro
    • San Isidro [Starr County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Arkansas City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Isidro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Isidro
  • Santa Elena [Starr County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Santa Elena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Elena
    • Santa Elena [Starr County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Arkansas City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Elena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Elena
  • McCook [Hidalgo County]
  • Laguna Seca [Hidalgo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laguna Seca
    • Laguna Seca [Hidalgo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Arkansas City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laguna Seca
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Linn [Hidalgo County]
    • San Manuel [Hidalgo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Manuel
      • San Manuel [Hidalgo County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the east of Arkansas City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Manuel
    • Monte Christo [Hidalgo County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monte Christo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monte Christo
      • Monte Christo [Hidalgo County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the southeast of Arkansas City
    • Citrus City [Hidalgo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Citrus City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Citrus City
      • Citrus City [Hidalgo County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the south of Arkansas City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Citrus City
    • La Carla [Starr County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Carla
      • La Carla [Starr County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Arkansas City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Carla
    • Faysville [Hidalgo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Faysville
      • Faysville [Hidalgo County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the southeast of Arkansas City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Faysville

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arkansas City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arkansas City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arkansas City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Arkansas City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arkansas City ...

Looking for more information about Arkansas City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Arkansas City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Arkansas City.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arkansas City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Starr, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Arkansas City refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Arkansas City may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arkansas City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arkansas City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arkansas City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arkansas City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arkansas City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.6614, Longitude: -98.4342       In this case, the coordinates for Arkansas City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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